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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Press Releases

April 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi denounced President Trump’s executive order eliminating President Obama’s climate-change protections as an attack on the growing green economy and as another example of the Trump administration’s effort to govern by decree. Rep.

March 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to the failure of the Republican American Health Care Act (AHCA) to even come to a vote in the House, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi released the following statement:

March 23, 2017 Press Release
The need for a full and transparent investigation by an independent commission has never been more clear.
March 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As Congress continues to battle over the disastrous Republican American Health Care Act, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi presided over a bipartisan hearing on lowering prescription drug prices as the leading Democrat on the House Oversight Committee’s subcommittee on health care.

March 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of legislation to be voted on by the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi urged his colleagues to approve a bill that would strengthen veteran hiring practices and allow the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to expand its efforts to recruit, train, promote and retain qualified doctors and other employees.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi reaffirmed his commitment today to protecting Americans from noise caused by aircraft and airports. Congressman Krishnamoorthi has already joined the Congressional Quiet Skies Caucus which seeks to raise awareness of and find solutions to the problem of aircraft noise.

March 13, 2017 Press Release

SCHAUMBURG, IL – In response to the continuing wave of hate-motivated attacks across the country, Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Oversight Committee, released the following statement calling for hearings to investigate and determine the best response to these crimes:

March 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) joined Senator Durbin, and fellow Representatives Mike Quigley (IL-05), Brad Schneider (IL-10), and Danny Davis (IL-07) today in meeting with Illinois Tollway Chairman Bob Schillerstrom to express their support for the Tollway’s petition to the U.S.

March 8, 2017 Press Release
"Just as the achievements of women and girls elevate us all, so too does the denial of their rights diminish our nation and our world"

Today we celebrate the achievements women and girls have won through their own courage, intelligence, dedication, and strength. A single day is not enough to commemorate the struggles and accomplishments of women, or those still ahead, but International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month draw the spotlight to the fight for equality, and justice.

March 7, 2017 Press Release
Declares commitment to defending and improving the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON, DC –  Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the following statement in response to the newly announced House Republican health care plan:
 

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